Yan is an intellectual property lawyer and heads Clyde & Co’s China Trademark practice. Before joining Clyde & Co Westlink JLV, she was a partner at China PAT Intellectual Property Office. 

Yan began her professional career as a trade mark attorney in 2004. Previously she subsequently practiced at well-known international and domestic law firms in Beijing. She specializes in trade mark prosecution work, contentious and non-contentious matters in China. Yan has been advising clients for over 14 years on IP portfolio management, brand protection, IP strategy, IP transaction and related investigation and litigation. 

Regional experience